Updated: Princeton (13-9) Faces Cornell (13-13)

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1ST2ND TOTAL SPREAD
  Princeton 33 39 72 -5.5
  Cornell 14 39 53 +5.5
Sat, Feb 23 2013, 07:00 PM

Newman Arena
Ithaca, NY
Attendance: 2,694

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Princeton heads to Newman Arena on Saturday to take on Cornell. Tipoff is at 7 p.m. EST. The Tigers beat the Big Red 76-59 on Feb. 1 and are 5-4 against them over the last four years.

Cornell is in third place in the conference and just behind second place Princeton with a chance to catch up.

In a 65-40 beatdown of Columbia on Feb. 22, Denton Koon put up 23 points for the Tigers. While contributing 3 rebounds per game, he also scores 11 points per game. The Big Red were defeated by Pennsylvania 79-71 on Feb. 22 despite 22 points from Nolan Cressler. He is averaging 8.5 points and 3.4 rebounds per game. A key area of strength for Cornell is turnover percentage at 20.5 percent, which ranks second in their conference (and 193rd nationally).

StatSmack! Princeton is better than Cornell
  • Princeton has a better record at home than Cornell this season (7-4 vs. 4-7).
  • Princeton is taller. The average height of the top 8 players on Princeton is 79.6 inches compared to 76.4 inches for Cornell.
  • Princeton has a much better overall winning percentage over the last 20 years (62.6 percent to 46.0 percent).
  • Princeton has come back to win after being down at half against Cornell three times since 1998.
PRINC Players Mins Pts Reb Ast Stl Blk TO
B Ian Hummer 33 16 6 4 1 1 3
C+ T.J. Bray 34 9 4 4 2 0 2
C Will Barrett 26 9 5 1 1 1 2
C Denton Koon 29 11 3 1 1 0 2
C- Hans Brase 18 6 5 1 0 1 1
D+ B. Connolly 16 4 2 1 0 0 0
D+ Mack Darrow 16 4 2 1 0 0 1
D Clay Wilson 15 5 1 0 0 0 1
D Edo Lawrence 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
D M. Washington Jr 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
D Ameer Elbuluk 2 0 1 0 0 0 0
D Chris Clement 11 1 1 0 0 0 0
D Isaac Serwanga 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
D- Brian Fabrizius 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
D- Bobby Garbade 4 1 1 0 0 1 1
CORN Players Mins Pts Reb Ast Stl Blk TO
C+ Shonn Miller 29 11 7 1 2 2 2
C Johnathan Gray 25 10 3 1 0 0 1
C Nolan Cressler 21 8 3 1 1 0 1
C- Errick Peck 23 8 5 2 0 0 2
D+ Galal Cancer 22 6 2 3 1 0 2
D+ E. Chemerinski 19 6 3 1 1 0 1
D+ Devin Cherry 16 6 2 1 0 0 2
D Dominick Scelfo 13 5 1 1 1 0 1
D Josh Figini 12 4 2 0 1 0 0
D M. Asafo-Adjei 20 2 2 3 0 0 1
D- Dave LaMore 4 0 0 0 0 0 0
D- Peter McMillan 3 0 0 0 0 0 0
D- Deion Giddens 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
D- Nenad Tomic 2 1 1 0 0 0 0
D- Dwight Tarwater 5 2 0 0 0 0 0
D- Holt Harmon 3 1 0 0 0 0 0
F Robert Mischler 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
F Jamal Cherry 2 0 0 0 1 0 2

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Ivy League Standings

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1 Harvard 27-5 13-1
2 Yale 19-14 9-5
 3Princeton 21-9 8-6
3 Columbia 21-13 8-6
5 Brown 15-14 7-7
6 Dartmouth 12-16 5-9
6 Pennsylvania 8-20 5-9
8 Cornell 2-26 1-13
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2013-2014 Roster

#24 Will Barrett Sr F 6-10 197
#30 Hans Brase So F 6-8 231
#5 T.J. Bray Sr G 6-5 207
#21 Henry Caruso Fr F 6-4 190
#22 Chris Clement Sr G 6-2 190
#25 Steven Cook Fr F 6-5 185
#32 Daniel Edwards Jr F 6-8 225
#11 Brian Fabrizius Jr F 6-11 203
#40 Bobby Garbade Jr C 6-11 234
#12 Ben Hazel Jr G/F 6-5 191
#4 Denton Koon Jr F 6-8 210
#33 Edo Lawrence So C 7-1 220
#31 Pete Miller Fr F 6-10 225
#15 Hashim Moore Fr F 6-5 220
#14 Khyan Rayner Fr G 5-11 165
#2 Jimmy Sherburne Sr G 6-3 197
#13 M. Washington Jr So G 6-3 190
#10 Spencer Weisz Fr F 6-4 180
#3 Clay Wilson Jr G 6-3 170